Dynamic Judaism: The Essential Writings of Mordecai M. Kaplan

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Fordham University Press, 1991 - Всего страниц: 263
Mordecai M. Kaplan began his life's journey with the confines of a small Lithuanian town on the outskirts of Vilna. He was born on a Friday evening in June of 1881. Kaplan's submergence in a total Jewish atmosphere is illustrated by the fact that he knew his day of birth only by the Jewish calendar until he went to the New York Public Library as a young man to look up the corresponding date. Kaplan's family was a traditional one in every aspect, and his father, Israel Kaplan, was a learned man.

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Amazing insights into deep world of Judaism. Strong definitions of many movements of Judaism, including reconstructionist. A contradiction that backed me away from this book. Kaplan writes of ... Читать весь отзыв

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The late Mordecai M. Kaplan was the founder of Reconstructionist Judaism, the fourth branch of contemporary American Judaism. Reconstructionism eschews belief in a supernatural deity but stresses the ... Читать весь отзыв

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AJS Review, Том 11
Association for Jewish Studies
Недоступно для просмотра - 1986

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Emanuel S. Goldsmith is Professor of Yiddish and Jewish Studies at Queens College, CUNY. Mel Scult is Professor of Judaic Studies at Brooklyn College, CUNY.

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